What I learnt about culturing [with Cream Cheese recipe]

Today, I finally got to the part where I can eat plants. Hurray! I spent the last week looking at cultured food and I had quite a lot of fun with it. I have a mild fascination with preserving foods - fermentation, culturing, salting and curing (as well as dehydrating and smoking). I was excited … Continue reading What I learnt about culturing [with Cream Cheese recipe]

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Honoring the food of my readers: Singaporean Hainanese White Bean Rice

When my friend from school went off to university at Oxford, some of her roommates were from South East Asia. I remember one in particular from Singapore who loved to cook for everyone. In spite of a history of colonialism and foreign occupation, Singapore thrives culturally, economically, educationally, and in terms of overall quality of … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Singaporean Hainanese White Bean Rice